Party Time!

It’s International Babywearing Week, and we at BWI of Denver and the Front Range are gearing up for a party! Would you like a night to hang out with other caregivers, browse local vendors, all while enjoying a drink and a snack? Even better, would you like to pay $25 […]


Quick and Dirty Poppins Tutorial

Title says it all. Poppin’s Hip carry is our carry of the month and it’s been quite the challenge. To help, I threw together this quick photo tutorial in between dinner and bedtime for both kiddos. It’s not pretty, but it gets the job done. My first try with Poppin’s […]


Tips for Holiday Babywearing

It’s that time of year – Turkey, egg nog, crisp mornings, family, friends, Black Friday, festivus poles, holiday lights, food, presents, and trying to #doallthethings while still successfully wrangling your little ones. Babywearing can make getting through the Holidaze easier and here are a few extra tips to help things […]


Getting a good seat in a SSC: The Back

Hey babywearing peeps! Here is the 4th installment in my series on getting better carries in a soft structured carrier. You can find part 1 on general fit tips, part 2 on using an infant insert, and part 3 on getting a good seat on the front here at www.bwidenver.org. […]


Babywearing and Air Travel

This post was originally published on Tucson Babywearers, September 26, 2014. Within the babywearing world, one of the most frequently asked questions is about the ins and outs of air travel and babywearing. The goal of this post is to give you some tips to comfortably combine your babywearing with […]


Getting a Good Seat in a Soft Structured Carrier: The Front

When babywearers talk about making a “good seat”, they are generally referring to wearing wraps or ring slings. With those carriers, the wearer makes as safe seat for the wearee by pulling the bottom hem – called the bottom rail – up between the child’s legs, in between the wearer […]


Using an Infant Insert in a Soft Structured Carrier

The purpose of this post is to help achieve a proper fit in a soft structured carrier with a newborn, using an infant insert. Soft structured carriers look deceptively easy to use, but can actually be quite challenging to fit comfortably. Even if you can get a larger child up […]


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Soft Structured Carrier

This is the first in a 3-part series about finding the best fit in Soft Structured Carriers for my Advanced Babywearing Educator credentials. This post and part 2 on infant inserts, were originally written for BWI Tucson and published on the BWI Tucson website. Originally posted here on June 22, 2015. […]


It Isn’t Only About Being Hands Free….

One of our members, Amber, recently borrowed a Beco Toddler carrier from our library and has this to share about using it with her son, Moses: “Moses was recently on an antibiotic and developed serum sickness. He is covered in hives and his joints are swollen so he is unable to […]


Babywearing Safety

It is very important to understand basic babywearing safety before ever putting on a carrier. As with any baby product, baby carriers can pose potential safety hazards if they are not used carefully and correctly. Make sure your child’s airway remains open at all times while babywearing. The best way […]